Sullivan County, TN – The Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) reported a “medical incident” at the Sullivan County Jail on Friday night, resulting in the hospitalization of both inmates and staff members. Captain Andy Seabolt confirmed the incident, stating that those affected were transported to a local hospital for treatment and evaluation.

While details regarding the number of individuals impacted were not disclosed by the SCSO, the severity of the incident prompted immediate medical attention and raised concerns within the facility.

The SCSO assured the public that the jail was secured following the incident and emphasized that an investigation into the matter was underway. The nature of the medical emergency and the circumstances surrounding it remained under scrutiny as authorities worked to determine the cause.